Rajasthan: A curfew was imposed in Rajasthan’s Tonk district on Friday, due to a violent situation in the district following the stone-pelting incident which took place on Thursday. Further, the internet services have also been suspended in the area. “Section 144 has been imposed in the town and internet services have been suspended till normalcy returns in the district,” a police official told IANS.Also Read - Rajasthan Covid Guidelines Revised, 200 People Allowed at Weddings. Full List of Guidelines Here
It must be noted that some miscreants in Malpura area of the district pelted stones at Kanwariyas, in which 16 of them reportedly received injuries. To avenge the act, some supporters of Kanwariyas came together on Friday which created tensions between the two groups. The crowd torched a car and a bus. Also Read - Horrific! Couple Abducted From Delhi, Killed In MP, Bodies Dumped In Different States, Say Police
The police had to resort to lathi charge and fire teargas shells to control the situation. Police have issued instructions to act tough against the miscreants. Also Read - Rajasthan Makes Misbehaviour With Toursits Cognizable Offence, Non-Bailable One For Repeated Offenders
The administration has appealed to the people to stay indoors and a huge posse of police personnel has been deployed in the town. Meanwhile, former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has also appealed to the people to remain calm and guard against rumours.